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WesternU Clubs (A-K)

Students from ALL WesternU programs are involved in the wide variety of clubs available on campus. Use the following links to learn about some of the clubs that you can join!

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Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy AMCPclub@westernu.edu
To empower members to provide the best available, patient oriented pharmaceutical care through the use of sound medication management principles and strategies. Visit our website or like us on Facebook

American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management AAPPMclub@westernu.edu
To motivate and inspire the future of podiatry through leadership education, practice management education, service and the sharing of knowledge.

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine AAPSMclub@westernu.edu
To promote interest and awareness in the field of podiatric sports medicine. To provide opportunities for students to improve their knowledge and understanding of evaluations, treatment, management, and prevention of podiatric injuries in sports and fitness. To provide the podiatric student with additional opportunities to gain exposure and supervised training in the field of podiatry, all the while promoting public awareness of the field of podiatry and specifically podiatric sports medicine.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing AAMNclub@westernu.edu
To provide a framework for nurses as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors which affect men as nurses.

American Association of Women Dentists AAWD@westernu.edu
To unify both women dentists and women student dentists by creating an extensive network that fosters mentorship, and empowers one another to enrich their lives, and simultaneously empowers our community.

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine ACFAOM@westernu.edu
To provide students with the opportunity to gain practical skills in the evaluation, treatment and prevention of lower limb conditions and injuries through hands on experience, workshops and educational seminars.

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons FootAnkleClub@westernu.edu
To enhance the competency of medical students at every level of foot and ankle care by exposing students to more specific foot and ankle surgical techniques.

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians ACOFPclub@westernu.edu
Promotes the training of osteopathic family physicians and provides a better understanding of the scope of services rendered by the osteopathic family physician.

American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians ACOPclub@westernu.edu
The purpose of this club is to increase awareness and interest in the field of pediatrics within and outside of the WesternU community.

American Medical Student Association/ AMSAclub@westernu.edu
International Federation Medical Student Association IFMSAclub@westernu.edu
To provide students access to a wide range of resources and to work towards medical education reform and provide services to local members. The club also sponsors medical student foreign exchange through the International Federation Medical Student Association (IFMSA).

American Medical Women’s Association/Obstetrics and Gynecology Club AMWA-OBGYNclub@westernu.edu
The American Medical Women’s Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women’s health. We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances.

American Optometric Student Association AOSAclub@westernu.edu
To improve visual welfare, promote the profession of optometry and to enhance the education of optometry students.

American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Students APhAclub@westernu.edu
APhA exists to serve its members, to enhance pharmacists’ abilities to provide pharmaceutical care, and to further the public’s recognition of the pharmacists’ value as a health resource. As an academy of APhA, ASP promotes the professional practice interests of pharmacy students, establishes programs/activities for members, and provides a means for members to participate in APhA’s policy-making process.

American Student Dental Association ASDAclub@westernu.edu
To enrich dental student knowledge of organized dentistry and community involvement.

Anesthesiology Club ANESclub@westernu.edu
The club provides educational resources and clinical opportunities to WesternU students who are interested in the field of anesthesiology, including, but not limited to, anesthesiologist shadowing, information of residency applications and conferences. Our affiliation to ACLS Certification Institute further provides all official members with one complimentary ACLS certification and courses to solidify the foundation of knowledge in anesthesiology.

Armenian Student Association ASAclub@westernu.edu
To enhance interaction among the Armenian student body at WesternU through cultural, social and recreational activities and to promote awareness of the Armenian culture, history and heritage to all students, faculty and staff.

Asian-American Health Professions Student Association AAHPSAclub@westernu.edu
To increase awareness of the osteopathic profession in the Asian community and to provide services to the university and Asian communities.

Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society BSKclub@westernu.edu
An elite group of optometrists and optometry students who are dedicated to stimulating scientific and clinical excellence, and high moral standards in the profession.

Business and Medicine Organization BMOClub@westernu.edu
To increase awareness of the business challenges faced by health professionals.

California Society of Health System Pharmacists – CSHPclub@westernu.edu
To provide students an opportunity to become knowledgeable about pharmacy practices in organized healthcare settings.

Chamber Singers ChamberSingersClub@westernu.edu
To offer students a musical outlet; to provide music for campus and community events.

Chinese-American Health Students Association CAHSAclub@westernu.edu
To reduce language barriers, promote health awareness, and limit health disparities in Chinese-dominant communities by providing health fairs, community health education events and other related activities.

Christian Fellowship CFCclub@westernu.edu
To encourage and aid Christian students in their spiritual and professional growth through weekly meetings and other special events.

Club of Psychiatry Enthusiasts COPEclub@westernu.edu
Fosters the involvement, organization and implementation of health sciences students’ mental health awareness. The group functions as a central hub for the exchange of ideas, information and resources for topics related to psychiatry.  Promotes the discourse for psychiatric education in the WesternU community and for advocacy and justice in mental health as an integral part of health overall.

College of Optometrists in Vision Development COVDclub@westernu.edu
COVD exists for the primary purpose of providing children and adults with the best possible vision through vision development care; bringing together optometrists who share common interests and proficiency in helping individuals develop and enhance emotional, social, scholastic and vocational efficiency, promoting, fostering and engaging in interdisciplinary cooperation.

Contact Lens Club CLClub@westernu.edu
To provide club members unique insights into the applications and implications of contact lenses as a supplement to the optometry curriculum.

Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity DSDclub@westernu.edu
To promote unity within the different classes of the college, extend scholarship and leadership opportunities to students, establish an alumni base and promote oral health awareness to the community.

Dental Student Research Group DSRGclub@westernu.edu
To foster craniofacial research and to raise awareness of the importance of scientific investigation in dentistry; to promote student participation in ongoing projects keeping with the current trends in oral biology.

Dermatology Interest Group DIGclub@westernu.edu
Provides resources and guidance to students interested in a career in dermatology as well as outreach to the community concerning issues related to dermatology. This includes, but is not limited to, dermatology lecture series, Melanoma Research Fund Race for Awareness, community education, list serves for residency and rotation opportunities.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Association DNPclub@westernu.edu
To support each other through the DNP program. We are also concerned with nursing outreach, community service and student teaching of nurses.

Emergency Medicine Interest Group EMclub@westernu.edu
Promotes the interest and education of students in emergency medicine and exposes them to a variety of common emergencies. Students will be exposed to practical procedures they can use in their third and fourth years. Instruction and practice will be provided of invaluable techniques necessary in the field of emergency medicine.

Fellowship of Christian Optometrists FCOclub@westernu.edu
To promote, further, and maintain fellowship among optometry students/optometrists and others in the ophthalmic professions. Optometry students, optometrist and allied ophthalmic personnel will become established in the type of mission work which combines eye care and the furtherance of the Christian gospel, both in the workplace and on mission fields around the world.

Global Health Club GHCclub@westernu.edu
To promote global health through international efforts and cross-cultural, interprofessional interactions.

Gold Humanism Honor Society GHHSclub@westernu.edu
To recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. GHHS honors medical students, residents, fellows, role-model physicians, teachers, and others who demonstrate excellence in humanistic clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to serve. Membership in the GHHS goes beyond selection and induction into an honor society; its members have a responsibility to model, support, and advocate for compassionate, patient centered care throughout their careers.

Hillel HillelClub@westernu.edu
Provides access on the university campus to Jewish culture. Meets to discuss pertinent aspects of Jewish life through seminars and invited speakers. Also seeks to establish a link between students and the surrounding Jewish community.

Hispanic Student Dental Association HSDAclub@westernu.edu
Dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the local Hispanic community, minorities and under-served populations. HSDA aspires to encourage and increase minority enrollment and retention in dental schools and educate members and colleagues about the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of dentistry. 

Holistic Veterinary Medicine Club HolisticVetclub@westernu.edu
To educate and provide information to the community on holistic approaches to veterinary medicine.

Humor as Medicine HAMclub@westernu.edu
Brings humor into the lives of patients in hospitals, nursing homes and to children at WesternU’s annual Santa’s Workshop.

Integrative Medicine Club IMCclub@westernu.edu
This literature and speaker based club examines alternatives to western medicine in order to better serve patients.

Iranian-American Students of WesternU IASClub@westernu.edu
To promote the interest and education of students in the Iranian culture and represent Iranian traditions among students and other members of the community through educational, cultural, and professional events.

Islamic Medical Student Association IMSAclub@westernu.edu
To serve as a religious outlet and meeting place for the growing number of Muslim students on the WesternU campus. Also, to further educate the WesternU community about Islam.

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity KPPFclub@westernu.edu
To function as a fraternal organization promoting personal and professional growth amongst its membership.

Korean Student Association KSAclub@westernu.edu
To promote strong relationships among students and faculty, provide networking opportunities within the health care field, promote the Korean culture throughout the community and serve the school, profession and community at large.

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